An Akron man, 28, was placed into custody during a traffic stop on Mayfair Road April 29 after deputies found he had a warrant in Kent. He was released to Kent police.

On April 27, a Christman Road woman told deputies a Berwin Street man and woman were harassing her with unwanted phone calls and messages. She asked them repeatedly to stop but they refused to comply. A deputy contacted the two and advised them to stop bothering the woman or they would be arrested on criminal charges.

A Coshocton man, 35, was arrested on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road April 26 after deputies found he had a warrant for aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. He was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

Deputies responded to a neighbor dispute on Massillon Road on April 26. A man told deputies his neighbor was outside staring at him while he was mowing his grass, trying to provoke him. The neighbor said the man confronted him earlier about tree limbs he had cut in his yard. There were no threats or signs of violence. The men were advised to stay away from each other.

A Kreighbaum Road woman told deputies on April 26 that a male acquaintance, who was working in her garage, drove off with her car without her permission. The man returned the vehicle the next day and no charges were filed.


On April 28, a Redcrest Lane man called deputies after he saw several black males looking into vehicles in the parking lot of his apartment building. After they noticed him watching, the men got into a silver sedan and drove off. The man checked his car and found someone had gone through it but nothing was taken. Another resident at the same location reported his car was entered and four gift cards worth $250 and $10 in loose change were taken.

A 23-year-old Akron woman stopped on South Arlington Road for a broken headlight on April 26 was arrested on a warrant for driving under suspension. She was released to Barberton police.

On April 25, a Portage Lakes Drive woman reported her phone was stolen from the parking lot of Coventry High School after she set it on the ground to do some maintenance on her car. The value of the phone was listed at $900.

A jacket, a pair of pants, headphones and an auxiliary cord, total value $185, were reported stolen April 25 from an unlocked vehicle on Mallard Point Drive.

A Swartz Road man reported .380 caliber handgun was stolen from his home April 25. He told deputies the gun was on a fireplace mantle and relatives were in his home while he was at work. Deputies entered the gun into a national database for stolen firearms.


Two vehicles parked in the 5700 block of Concerto Drive were broken into April 27.

A man told police on April 27 that he went to a Lieb Drive home to pick up his children and got into an argument with his ex-wife. The argument turned physical when his ex-wife punched him in the face, he said. An officer called to the home saw no visible injuries on the man. The man did not wish to pursue the matter but asked it be documented.

On April 26, a Myers Road woman told police while she was trying to open a cellular phone account she learned an account with her personal information was closed in 2012 with a balance of $1,900. She said she never had an account with the company.

Police were dispatched to an area of Melton Road on April 26 after complaints of a man yelling in the street. An officer found a Tarlton Avenue man sitting on the ground, apparently intoxicated. He was warned to stop causing a disturbance or he would be arrested. About two hours later, police were called back to the location. Multiple witnesses said the man was "acting strange" and being an annoyance. Officers found the man in a parking lot, where he reportedly admitted to screaming and punching propane tanks. He was charged with disorderly conduct and released with a court summons.

A Pepperidge Road woman told police someone in Georgia tried to access her credit card accounts at several local stores on April 24 but was unsuccessful.


A Toepfer Road woman, 36, was charged May 1 with having a dog at large. A Beryl Road resident said the woman’s dog came on to her property and attempted to attack her daughter, scratching her on the leg.

A spokesperson for a parent-teacher group told police May 1 that a local woman was put in charge of operating a cash register at a book fair held at Shrop Intermediate School in early April. About a week after the event, it was determined that $1,823.46 was missing from the total sales. The group believes the woman took the money. Police were investigating.

A Coventry Township man, 18, was arrested May 1 for allegedly stealing a belt and leather wallet, total value $78, from the South Arlington Road department store. He was issued a court summons and released.

An Albrecht Avenue man, 42, was jailed in Summit County on a domestic violence charge on April 29. Police said he beat up his girlfriend after they returned home from an evening of drinking at a bar. The woman had multiple cuts and bruises on her face, officers reported.

A Michaels Drive woman, 67, was charged with theft April 27 after she was accused of stealing $55 in food items from an East Waterloo Road discount store. She was issued a court summons and released.

An Oakes Drive man, 28, was booked into the Summit County Jail on April 27 on felony charges of theft, possession of criminal tools, possession of drugs and having weapons under disability. He also was charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said he was caught stealing tools, auto paint and other items worth more than $1,700 at a South Arlington Road home improvement store. During a search of his vehicle, police reported finding three handguns, a plastic bag of crystal methamphetamine, a smoking pipe and digital scale.

A clerk at an East Waterloo Road supermarket told police on April 27 that a man came in and asked for a $100 bill in exchange for five 20s. He then returned to the counter with a fake $100 bill and asked the clerk to exchange it.  The clerk told him the bill wasn’t the same one she gave him and said she was calling police, at which point the man fled, leaving the counterfeit bill behind.

A Pepperhill Road man, 22, was booked on a felony domestic violence charge April 26. His pregnant girlfriend told police during an argument over a phone and car keys, the man grabbed her arms and pulled them behind her, then dragged her to the house.

A 4-wheeler, an Enduro bike and a mini-bike, total value $4,400, were reported stolen April 26 after a shed was broken into in the 3100 block of Ellet Avenue.


An Akron man, 25, was charged with disorderly conduct on May 2. Police were called to Sanitarium Road after a witness reported seeing the man chase a woman out of a house and throw her to the ground. The witness approached the man, who tried to provoke into a fight. The parties involved in the domestic dispute were uncooperative, said police, and no signs of physical violence were observed on either party.

On May 1, a man told police he rented a home on Hidden Lake Boulevard to his daughter for the last 12 years. He recently went through a legal process to have her evicted from the home for failing to pay him rent on numerous occasions. When she moved out on April 30, the man noticed the stove, microwave and dishwasher were missing.

An Akron man, 52, of Hardesty Boulevard, was arrested April 30 for violation of a protection order. Police said he sent a text message to a Springfield Lake Drive woman in violation of a court order issued on that day.

The police chief was walking into a Canton Road store on April 26 when a man ran out with a stolen flashlight. The chief, along with another officer, apprehended the man and brought him back to the store. The manager did not wish to pursue charges. However, the man was arrested on a warrant in Barberton for failure to appear in court on a shoplifting charge and released to Barberton police.